As of July 17, there have been 1,875 reported positive cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County, according to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace (THT).

At this time, there are 1,457 recoveries in Ellis County with a remainder of 397 active cases. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services Dashboard, Ellis County has administered 16,903 tests.

In today’s report, the Office of Emergency Management has corrected duplicated THT reported recoveries of the jurisdictions of Ennis, Glenn Heights, and Palmer.

The Ellis County Office of Emergency Management and the Local Health Authority recommend for all Ellis County citizens to wear a mask while in public, practice physical distancing, and sanitize frequently.